Juanita Mildred Mabey

Juanita Mildred Mabey of Rexford NY passed away on October 22, 2020 after a yearlong battle with cancer. She was born on November 23, 1937 to Lyle Edward Wagar & Frances Virginia Mesick in Ghent NY.

Juanita lived at Coburg Village in Rexford NY for the past 16 years. A graduate of Chatham High School in 1955. She was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church in Ghent, NY. Juanita enjoyed gardening, decorating, antiquing, and shopping. She was especially proud of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a long time member of The Kinderhook Garden Club and she was an award winning flower arranger.

She is predeceased by her sisters Donna Pendergast (Neal) and Lyla Shanahan (Tom) and brother Peter Wagar.

She is survived by her sister Sandy Kratt ( Richard) and 10 Nieces and Nephews. She will be greatly missed by her children Doug Mabey (Nicole), Patricia Weleski (Gary), Steven Mabey (Sharon), Laura Blass (TJ) Grandchildren Steve Mabey (Marissa), Greg Blass (Sarah), Chelsea Davis (Craig), Kyle Mabey, Renee Mudge (Jason), Ryan Blass (Alicia), Lauren Swigart ( DJ), Megan Palko (Luke) 9 great grandchildren and 3 babies on the way.

A private family gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga County. 179 Lawrence St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. For on-line condolences, visit

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